[Ffmpeg-devel] Parallel mpeg4/h264 decoding in same process

François Revol revol
Wed Jun 1 13:13:56 CEST 2005

> "Fran?ois Revol" <revol at free.fr> writes:
> > btw you don't need a mutex on avcodec_decode...(), it should only 
> > be 
> > needed around find/alloc_foo.
> Is it even required there?  Isn't avcodec_init() enough?

I think the alloc one ends up allocating static tables at some 
so that would leak some mem.
If not, then init is the only one unless you plan on registering new 
codecs at runtime.


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